Option: You can leave the cornstarch out if you want a dutch traditional (juicy) cherry pie. If so, only cook 1/2 cherries untill "mushy," add sugar. Then mix in the other 1/2 cherries and place into the pie crusts.
Yield: One 8-9" Pie
Source: Virginia Kendall
Source: Emily Grace
Notes: Devon: Use the All-Clad non-stick plan.
Options: Use six (6) Aunt Sally pralines, crushed, to make Praline Pancakes! (Jay fav).
Source: A combination of Devon Moody, Ree Drummond, and Krissy Allori.
Source: Brunch, Louise Pickford
Source: Sheila Lukins All Around the World Cookbook (1994)
Cherry Liqueur Syrup:
Whipped Cream Frosting:
Note: When making the whipped cream frosting, make sure everything is chilled, as the cream will whip up better.
Devon altered recipe: 12/24/2018
Making the Cake:
For the ganache:
Assembling the cake:
Source: Turning Leaf Wines
Time: 4 hours
Source: Barefoot Contessa; Season 2, Episode 6 I "Scream for Ice Cream." 1999, The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook.
Notes: We added the clove of garlic.
Source: Martha "Nana" Moody, Christmas Recipe from her friend Inez Jones, Dallas, TX (1960s).
Source: Barbara Moody
Note: If you do not have a yellow cake mix, then mix the following to start: 2 cups flour, 1.5 cups sugar, 1 TBS Milk, and 1 TBS baking powder. LET COOL WHIP COME TO TEMP IN FRIDGE 3 HOURS BEFORE US;, DOES NOT WORK RIGHT FROM STORE FREZER.
Source: Barefoot Contessa: Modern Comfort Food; Season 1, Episode 22 "Pack and Go Party." 2008, Ina Garten.
Source: Barefoot Contessa; Season 8, Episode 3 "Going, Going, Gone." 2006, Barefoot Contessa at Home.
Source: Barefoot Contessa: Modern Comfort Food; Season 5, Episode 5 "Make It Fast." 2010, Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That?
Source: Barefoot Contessa: Modern Comfort Food; Season 6, Episode 5 "Dare to Be Different." 2008, Ina Garten.
Note: Moody has modified QTY of shiitake and cremini mushrooms, and added oyster mushrooms to the original recipe.
Source: Barefoot Contessa: Modern Comfort Food; Season 2, Episode 5 "What are Friends For."
Source: Ree Drummond; Mar 17, 2011
Note: Moody added the parsley to the original recipe
Source: Barefoot Contessa: Modern Comfort Food; Season 3, Episode 4 "Cooking for Beginners." 2010, Ina Garten.
Note: We modified the recipe, and added the Cognac.
Source: Barefoot Contessa, Season 8, Episode 6 "All Aboard"
Source: Barefoot Contessa: Modern Comfort Food, Season 7, Episode 5 "Eat Your Greens." 2006, Barefoot Contessa at Home.
Source: Dallas Morning News
Note: Many, many, many, variations of this can be made. This is a base. Add your favorite spice, herbs, and/or flavors to customize.
SOURCE: 2004, Ina Garten; Barefoot Contessa, Season 1, Episode 18 "Sweet Home Supper"
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